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Nana Patekar

  • Actor

Jan 01, 1951


Vishwanath Patekar, best known as Nana Patekar, is an Indian philanthropist, and theater and movie actor, who is remembered for his performances in movies such as Prahaar: The Final Attack, Krantiveer, Ghulam-E-Mustafa, Deool, Natsamrat, which he also produced, and voiced the character of Shere Khan in the animated fantasy adventure The Jungle Book. In 2013, Nana Patekar was awarded the Padma Shri Award, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, for his contribution in the field of arts. Apart from his work in the film industry, Nana is also a philanthropist and works actively towards the sorry state of the farmers and their families, who are affected by the drought mainly in Maharashtra. He founded an NGO, naming it Naam Foundation, along with fellow actor Makarand Anaspure in order to work towards his cause.




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